A moving picture showman who showed films at country towns as well including Strathalbyn & was often accompanied by his sister Tina. He was a well known identity of the region.
He returned to Moorna Station, N.S.W. for several years but attended school at Strathalbyn and worked at the Power House followed by his own business at Dawson St. Strathalbyn. He was a moving picture showman who showed films at country towns as well as at Strathalbyn & was often accompanied by his sister Tina. He was a well known identity of the town and surrounding districts. Just before his death (in 1955) he had been appointed to the Electricity Trust of SA.
Marriage: to «b»Dorothy Louise Pavy«/b» (b. at Milang on 7/3/1909).
Death: of Hughie on 26/1/1955 at Adelaide. interred at Stralhalbyn on the 28th
Obituary: in the "Southern Argus" dated 3/2/1955.
"Mr Hughie Keough died at Adelaide last Wednesday after a brief illness. He had undergone an operation at the Adelaide Hospital and was getting on well. but suffered a relapse from which he did not recover. He was born at Wentworth 58 years ago (error, he was born at Strathalbyn). He married Miss Pavy of Milang in 1926 and has followed his profession as an electrician. He leaves a widow & three daughters - Betty (Mrs Dean Hughes of Adelaide), Marlene & Christine."
[S-3] BRB 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995 copies available, Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .
[S-75] BDM SA, 17.1.2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
married;1926 Reg;309/960 KEOUGH Hughie married PAVY Dorothy Louisa @Strathalbyn SA.. All info now matching www. To be followed up to ensure generalisable to other evidence.
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